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Country profiles - Romania

Vademecum - Civil Protection


Population: 22,215,421 (2009 est.)
Capital: Bucharest
Area: 238,391 km²

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Temperate and continental with four seasons (cold, snowy winters, sunny summers). Average temperatures between 11°C in the south and 8°C in the north.

Types of disasters

Natural and man-made hazards: floods, heavy snowfalls, strong storms, earthquakes, landslides, epidemics, nuclear, chemical or biological accidents, infrastructure accidents, hazardous material spills, large fires, water works accidents

List of emergencies